Roosevelt Park is located in Detroit, Michigan and is in front of the ruins of the Michigan Central Train Station (MCS) closed in 1988. Excavations at Roosevelt Park have been part of Dr. Ryzewski's Archaeological Field Methods Class (ANT5280) in 2012, 2014, and 2016. The class examines the material culture remains of these communities during later laboratory analysis in order to understand the wider economic shifts of this landscape. The general public is welcome to attend Open Archaeology Day at Roosevelt Park, held each fall in October.

 

Be sure to check out excavation progress and updates through the Roosevelt Park Blog:

https://detroitarchaeology.wordpress.com/category/2014-roosevelt-park-excavations/

 

 

 Paul arrives early on site to help Unit 1 Lot 3 sort out their finds 

 

 

Mark prepares the Lot 4 Unit 1 wall for a profile drawing 

 

 

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